College Admissions Info

Wellesley College, ‘14
BA, Computational and Applied Mathematics

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 8 advice topics

Student Background

I graduated from Wellesley College in 2014 with a degree in Mathematics
From: Phoenix
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: Cornell, Arizona, Wellesley, Occidental, Vassar
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2340
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

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Top 5%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Drama Production Crew, School Band
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College Application Essays

31 Words
I wrote a personal statement about how it was like growing up in a French household and how I see the world differently because I've experienced both French and American cultures.

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
31 Words
I made most of the "why us" essays about a research group within the school that I wanted to join. Looking back, I could have put more school-specific statements in there.

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
4 Words

How I chose schools to apply to
28 Words
I had a mix of "safety schools" (schools...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
26 Words
My first year I was on the board...

Post-college plans
27 Words
I got a second bachelor's degree from an...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
89 Words
I went to an arts school for high school meaning that I practiced an instrument four to five hours a day. However, I was not in any...

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
38 Words
I was wait listed at four college and I sent them...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
65 Words
My school was close to a big city but not actually in the city. This gave my school a sense...

What I’d change about my application process
51 Words
I would not have been so overly confident in myself. I would have made sure...